SGX wins global exchange of the year

SGX wins global exchange of the year

Singapore Exchange took home the award of Global Exchange of the Year at last night’s FOW international awards.

The Asian exchange has had a phenomenal year in which it grew volumes by 60%, launched a new electricity market, a suite of FX and equity contracts and grown its market share in its INR contract to 20%.

Citi, G.H. Financials and Tradition took home the awards for bank of the year, non-bank FCM of the year and interdealer broker of the year respectively.

The awards were handed out at a Gala Dinner in London last night attended by around 250 people.

Gedon Hertshten, chairman of the Hertshten Group and founder of G.H. Financials and Mercury Derivatives took home the Lifetime Achievement Award and gave an impassioned speech on his career and the current challenges in the market.

Fidessa took home the sell-side trading system of the year for the fourth year running.

For more information on the award winners and the reasons behind each award win, please click here for the full Awards Specials.